The Art Of MakeUp School Celebrates 10 years Of Training Students

To celebrate The Art of Makeup’s 10-year anniversary we decided to have a small meaningful gathering of those who are most important to us. We invited those who are close to us and those who have supported us along the way. We invited student graduates, and industry that has shown interest in hiring them. It’s not easy to own a business and keep it going strong for so many years, but the one thing we know that has kept us thriving is our supportive community.  Continue reading... “The Art Of MakeUp School Celebrates 10 years Of Training Students”

Summer Makeup Camp

The Art of Makeup School is offering both in-person and virtual makeup camps this summer. In-person and virtual camp sessions are 4 days each, and virtual camps are also offered as day camps. Summer Makeup Camp is the perfect opportunity for actors to learn production makeup tips, or if you’re curious about a career in makeup, or simply for fun.  Any age from 12 up is welcome! Strict in classroom safety measures will be taken. Please email for more details. Here’s what’s covered:

Day 1 Corrective Beauty: Color theory, skin tone matching, highlighting and contouring, corrective techniques, and a classic beauty look

Day 2 Fashion Makeup: Editorial fashion look, winged liner, strip lashes, perfect lips, and smoky eyes

Day 3 Special FX Makeup: Create bruises, cuts, and wounds using a variety of makeup mediums

Day 4 Film & TV Makeup: Using makeup for character development, film makeup tips & tricks, career genres in makeup artistry

IN-CLASSROOM CAMP SESSION 1: July 6-9 Mon-Thurs 10:00a-3:00p

IN-CLASSROOM CAMP SESSION 2: July 13-16 Mon-Thurs 10:00a-3:00p

VIRTUAL CAMP SESSION 3: Aug 3 at 10 AM – Aug 6 at 2:30 PM

Please email [email protected] Continue reading... “Summer Makeup Camp”

Hair, Makeup, & Special FX Artists Available For Hire

The Art of Makeup School is a great resource to find trained makeup artists who specialize in working on set for film, television, and commercial productions.  In addition to hair and makeup application skills from straight beauty and grooming to special fx and prosthetics, these graduates learn about set etiquette, how to break down a script and keep continuity, set touch-ups, and professional hair and makeup supplies for application and on set. The school job board provides opportunities to get graduates working. Continue reading... “Hair, Makeup, & Special FX Artists Available For Hire”

The Art of Makeup – A Career School In Portland

If you haven’t heard yet, there is a career school in town for professional makeup artistry!  We provide a quality education in the art, business, and techniques of professional makeup artistry for the film, television, special effects, theater, media, and fashion industries.

The Art of Makeup is an ongoing resource for continuing mentorship, networking, and community job placement assistance.  Our graduates are placed on our job board for 18 months with the goal of giving them on set experiential opportunities for continued education and networking opportunities to get them working. Continue reading... “The Art of Makeup – A Career School In Portland”